Dragon's Keep (Paperback)
Far away on Wilde Island, Princess Rosalind is born with a dragon claw where her ring finger should be. To hide this secret, the queen forces her to wear gloves at all times until a cure can be found, and Rosalind can fulfill the prophecy that will restore her family to its rightful throne. But Rosalind’s flaw cannot be separated from her fate. When she is carried off by the dragon, everything she thought she knew falls apart. . . . Includes a reader's guide.
About the Author
JANET LEE CAREY received the Mark Twain Award in 2005 for Wenny Has Wings. She lives near Seattle, Washington.
"A rich medieval fantasy, a splendid weaving of bright and dark threads, constant surprises and startling turns of events; of brutalities and beauties, terrors and triumphs . . . a remarkable achievement."--Lloyd Alexander
[star] "Stunning, lyrical prose . . . Carey smoothly blends many traditional fantasy tropes here, but her telling is fresh as well as thoroughly compelling."--Booklist (starred)
Luscious, vibrant, and utterly captivating, Roshani Chokshi's A Crown of Wishes is an incredible follow up to The Star-Touched Queen. Gauri, known by her people as the Jewel of Bharata, longs to redeem herself and save her kingdom from the tyranny of her brother. Vikram, the sly prince of a rival kingdom, finds himself unwilling to accept his life as a puppet ruler. Faced with the chance to fulfill both their destinies, the unlikely pair must travel to the Otherworld where they will compete together in the Tournament of Wishes. For Gauri and Vikram, every turn presents a new and poisonous danger. A must-read for any lover of stories, A Crown of Wishes is a spellbinding and ferocious fairy tale brimming with color and magic. - Eliza